The Hoffman Process: Pre-Process Jitters and Why I Went

Writing and speaking about the Hoffman Process is not easy. It’s one of the most amazing, intense experiences I’ve ever had in my life and that is hard to convey in words. However, my personality is such that when people told me “I can’t tell you what it’s like or…

Let’s Talk About Burnout and Self-Kindness

Today I want to write about burnout. Because I’m in the middle of it, big time. May was my one-year business and coaching anniversary. It’s hard to believe it’s been a whole year, and at the same time hard to believe it’s ONLY been a year. In this year I…

The Joy of Food

What would it look like for you if every meal you ate became an opportunity to experience joy and pleasure? This is such a novel question in a culture that nearly hates food and everything to do with it. From the lack of time we spend preparing food, to the…

A Sense of Wonder, A Sense of Joy

This morning it’s snowing (again) in Minnesota. It’s about 30 degrees Farenheit and a cold wind is blowing. I went for a walk anyway. On my route I passed an elementary school just as a group of children were coming out of the building. Shouts of joy rang out and…

What Delights You?

Spring has finally arrived in Minnesota and that makes it much easier to think about delight. Everything is more delightful as winter finally moves on and we get to bask in a temperature of 70 degrees F. today. I’m also thinking about delight because I’m leading my first Joy, Delight,…

How Loving Self-leadership Helps Me (and Can Help You) Thrive

I am honored to be part of Hannah Braime’s blog tour in support of her new class, From Coping to Thriving.¬†From Coping to Thriving¬†is a six-week journey that will teach you how to turn your coping strategies into self-caring behaviors, leaving behind struggle and learning to thrive. This post is…